Originally Posted by mudbug
Wait a minute - I thought apple pie was 'sposed to be Amerikansky. I will be interested to see how this thread unfolds with the contributions from Old Blighty.
Sorry , mudbug. " As American as Apple Pie" is the same as saying - " As Greek as Spaghetti Bolognese"...
Apples are European. Apples comes from Northern Europe.
But then that happens everywhere. Pizza Napolitana depends on a simple tomato
sauce. Tomatoes come from South America.
Bangers & Mash has to have potatoes.
Potatoes come from South America.
Pork Vindaloo is from Goa, in India - possibly the hottest curry you'll ever eat.
Hello? The pork was imported by the Portuguese, and the hot chillies came from .. you guessed... South America.
Just so you don't think I'm biased:
The Venezuelan national fruit is the mango. A native of India!